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A biographical dictionary : containing an historical account of all the engravers, from the earliest period of the art of engraving to the present time : and a short list of their most esteemed works : with the cyphers, monograms, and particular marks, used by each master, accurately copied from the originals, and properly explained : to which is prefixed, an essay on the rise and progress of the art of engraving, both on copper and on wood : with several curious specimens of the performances of the most ancient artists (1785)

Author: Strutt, Joseph, 1749-1802; Faulder, Robert, 1747 or 8-1815; Raphael, 1483-1520; Raimondi, Marcantonio, ca. 1480-ca. 1534
Subject: Engravers; Engravers; Engravers' marks; Monograms; Artists' marks; Prints
Publisher: London : Printed by J. Davis, for Robert Faulder, New Bond Street
Language: English
Call number: 11238
Digitizing sponsor: Getty Research Institute
Book contributor: Getty Research Institute
Collection: getty; americana
Notes: No table of contents. Foxing. Narrow margins.

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Illustrations: woodcuts are printed in color; some of the metal-cut plates are sepia tinted

Engraved frontispiece portrait of Adam and Eve (v. 2) is signed: "Raphael Santio da Urbino inv., Joseph Strutt sculp"; caption reads: "Done from a scarce print engraved by Marco Antonio Raimondi"; other engraved ports. signed: "Raphael inv., Strutt, sculp."

"Additions and corrections": v. 2, p. 455-458

"An essay on the art of engraving..."--P. 1-29 (v. 1); p. 1-17 (v. 2)


Binding: bound as 1 v. in old calf; gilt spine; sprinkled edges; presentation inscription on title-page

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